Vietnam has 16,098 students in US

The number of Vietnamese students in the US in the 2012-2013 academic year increased by 3.4 percent year-on-year, to 16,098, according to an Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange released by the US International Institute of Education on November 11. 

Vietnam joins the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Vietnam became the latest country to join the 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT)

Vietnam, US hold defense dialogue

The fourth defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the US at the deputy ministerial level was held in Washington on October 28-29. 

Vietnam Airlines, GE seal 1.7b USD deal for 40 jet engines

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has signed a 1.7 billion USD contract to purchase 40 GEnx engines from General Electric (GE) Aviation to power its fleet. 

Vietnamese Embassy in US held memorial service for General Vo Nguyen Giap

On October 11-12, the Vietnamese Embassy in the US held a memorial service and received guests to to pay tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap. 

General Vo Nguyen Giap passes away

General Vo Nguyen Giap, 103, has passed away in Hanoi due to old age, said a special communique released by the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee (CPVCC), the National Assembly, the President, the Government, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and the CPV CC’s Military Commission on October 5. 
 

Vietnam and US hold 6th political-security-defence dialogue

Vietnam and the US held the sixth political-security-defence dialogue in Washington DC on October 1.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Secretary Kerry

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed measures to accelerate the cooperation between the two nations in the time ahead in New York on September 27. 
 

Vietnam values all-round cooperation with US

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has vowed that Vietnam is determined to promote multifaceted cooperation, especially in economics and trade, with the US. 

25 years of Vietnam - US MIA searching cooperation

Vietnam and the US on September 25 marked the 25th anniversary of their cooperation in searching for remains of US servicemen who died during the war in Vietnam.

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